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Spencer Zimmerman (Born September 28, 1979) is a Republican perennial candidate, US Air Force veteran and truck driver. Zimmerman has ran for races in Nebraska and Wisconsin. He most recently ran in the 2018 Republican primary for Wisconsin Secretary of State. Zimmerman is also a strong supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump. He ran as a Trump Conservative in Wisconsin's 1st Congressional District in 2016.[1]

Spencer Zimmerman
Personal details
Born (1979-09-28) September 28, 1979 (age 39)
Neenah, Wisconsin
Political partyRepublican
EducationMcFarland High School
Alma materEdgewood College
Community College of the Air Force
Websitehttps://vote4zimmerman.wordpress.com
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Air Force
Years of service2000-2004
AwardsAchievement Medal

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Early lifeEdit

Zimmerman was born on September 28, 1979 in Neenah, Wisconsin. He attended McFarland High School and graduated in 1998. He was stationed at Offutt Air Force Base during the 9/11 terrorist attacks and received the Joint Service Achievement Medal for meritorious service. During his time in the military Zimmerman obtained a CDL driving semi for a mobile unit and graduated from the Community College of the Air Force with a degree in Information Systems Technology. After an honorable discharge Spencer obtained a B.S. in Business Administration from Edgewood College. He has worked as a tanker truck driver for an agricultural cooperative, as a Signature Line Service Technician refueling aircraft at Chicago Executive Airport in Wheeling, Illinois, and is employed as a chauffeur for Presidential Transportation Service. [2]

Super PAC StoreEdit

In 2012 Zimmerman starting a business called “The Super PAC Store” and created 12 Political Action Committees, and then offered them for sale on both eBay and Craigslist. 6 were sold on July 4th 2012 for $300 but the transaction was cancelled after learning that the buyer was a foreign national from Turkey and unable to legally complete the sale. In 2017 the Super PAC Store began acquiring Twitter handles and offering them to candidates under IT consulting contracts, citing the 2009 acquisition by CNN of the Twitter handle @CNNbrk from web developer James Cox. [3]

Election historyEdit

2008Edit

Wisconsin Assembly District 46 Republican Primary, 2008[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Kathy Maves 405 56.41%
Republican Spencer Zimmerman 312 43.45%
Republican Scattering 1 0.14%
Total votes 718 100.00%
Majority 93 12.96%

2010Edit

Wisconsin Assembly District 48 Republican Primary, 2010[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Spencer Zimmerman 2,958 99.60%
Republican Scattering 12 0.40%
Total votes 2,970 100.00%
Wisconsin Assembly District 48 General Election, 2010[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joseph T. Parisi 20,650 72.49%
Republican Spencer Zimmerman 6,929 24.33%
Progress-Freedom Grant J. Gilbertson 893 3.13%
Scattering N/A 13 0.05%
Total votes 28,485 100.00%
Majority 13,721 48.16%
Democratic hold

2011Edit

Dane County Executive Special Primary, 2011[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Nonpartisan Joseph T. Parisi 18,066 26.20%
Nonpartisan Eileen Bruskewitz 15,430 22.38%
Nonpartisan Scott McDonell 14,266 20.69%
Nonpartisan Joe Wineke 12,763 18.51%
Nonpartisan Zack Brandon 7,717 11.19%
Nonpartisan Spencer Zimmerman 619 0.89%
Write-In's N/A 77 0.11%
Total votes 68,938 100.00%

2012Edit

United States Senate election in Nebraska, Republican Primary, 2012 [8]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Deb Fischer 79,941 40.99%
Republican Jon Bruning 70,067 35.92%
Republican Don Stenberg 36,727 18.83%
Republican Pat Flynn 5,413 2.78%
Republican Spencer Zimmerman 1,601 0.82%
Republican Sharyn Elander 1,294 0.66%
Total votes 195,043 100.00%
Majority 9,874 5.07%

2015Edit

Wisconsin State Assembly District 99 Republican Primary, 2015[9]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Cindi Duchow 1,341 40.20%
Republican Dave Westlake 1,101 33.00%
Republican Scott Owens 737 22.09%
Republican Spencer Zimmerman 146 4.38%
Republican Scattering 11 0.33%
Total votes 3,336 100.00%
Majority 240 7.20%

2016Edit

U.S. House of Representatives election for Wisconsin's 1st Congressional District, 2016[10]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Paul Ryan 230,072 64.95
Democratic Ryan Solen 107,003 30.21
Trump Conservative Spencer Zimmerman 9,429 2.66
Libertarian Jason Lebeck 7,486 2.11
Scattering N/A 255 0.07
Total votes 354,245 100
Majority 123,069 34.74%
Republican hold

2017Edit

Wisconsin State Assembly District 58 Republican Primary, 2017[11]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Rick Gundrum 1,252 38.94%
Republican Tiffany Lee Koehler 984 30.61%
Republican Steve Stanek 942 29.30%
Republican Spencer Zimmerman 37 1.15%
Total votes 3,215 100.00%
Majority 268 8.33%

2018Edit

Wisconsin State Assembly District 42 Republican Primary, 2018[12]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jon Plumer 1,418 70.58%
Republican Darren W. Schroeder 333 16.58%
Republican Colleen Locke-Murphy 142 7.07%
Republican Spencer Zimmerman 116 5.77%
Total votes 2,009 100.00%
Majority 1,805 54.00%
Wisconsin Secretary of State Republican Primary, 2018[13]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jay Schroeder 254,424 71.27%
Republican Spencer Zimmerman 101,818 28.52%
Republican Scattering 742 0.21%
Total votes 356,984 100.00%
Majority 152,606 42.75%

BookEdit

Zimmerman wrote a book called The Epoch Point, which is a religious historical conspiracy thriller.[14]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Spencer Zimmerman, Trump conservative candidate in Congressional District 1". Madison.com. Retrieved 22 November 2018.
  2. ^ "About Spencer". Vote4zimmerman.wordpress.com. 14 September 2015. Retrieved 22 November 2018.
  3. ^ "IT Consulting Firm Offering Twitter Handles To Multiple Gubernatorial Candidates". spinnewsnetwork.wordpress.com. 6 November 2018. Retrieved 23 November 2018.
  4. ^ "Wisconsin State Election Board : Results of Fall Primary Election - 09/09/2008" (PDF). Elections.wi.gov. Retrieved 22 November 2018.
  5. ^ "G.A.B. Canvass Reporting System : Fall 2010" (PDF). Elections.wi.gov. Retrieved 22 November 2018.
  6. ^ "G.A.B. Canvass Reporting System : Recount" (PDF). Elections.wi.gov. Retrieved 22 November 2018.
  7. ^ "2011 Spring Primary Results from Official Canvass". Elections.countyofdane.com. Retrieved 22 November 2018.
  8. ^ "OFFICIAL REPORT OF THE BOARD OF STATE CANVASSERS OF THE STATE OF NEBRASKA" (PDF). Sos.ne.gov. Retrieved 22 November 2018.
  9. ^ "Canvass Results for 2015 SPECIAL PRIMARY - ASSEMBLY 99 - 9/1/2015" (PDF). Elections.wi.gov. Retrieved 22 November 2018.
  10. ^ "Canvass Results for 2016 General Election - 11/8/2016 6:00:00 AM" (PDF). Elections.wi.gov. Retrieved 22 November 2018.
  11. ^ "Canvass Results for 2017 Special Primary Assembly District 58 - 12/19/2017 6:00:00 AM" (PDF). Elections.wi.gov. Retrieved 22 November 2018.
  12. ^ "Canvass Results" (PDF). Elections.wi.gov. Retrieved 22 November 2018.
  13. ^ "Canvass Results for 2018 Partisan Primary - 8/14/2018 5:00:00 AM" (PDF). Elections.wi.gov. Retrieved 22 November 2018.
  14. ^ Zimmerman, Spencer (1 May 2008). "The Epoch Point". Hillcrest Publishing Group. Retrieved 22 November 2018 – via Google Books.